This song is in Dioula, one of the many languages spoken in Burkina Faso. It talks about the lions supremacy over the hyenas.

Diarra loro lora - Burkinabe Children's Songs - Burkina Faso - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Instruments: dunumba, n'goni, sanza


Many thanks to the CM2 (5th grade) students, St-Ambreuil (71), France, school year 2008-2009 for singing this song for Mama Lisa's World and for the wonderful illustration!

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Diarra loro lora

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Marie and Séverine for contributing this song. Thanks to Monique Palomares for the English translation and the midi tune!

Anitie kossobe!